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Education has come a long way from the traditional gurukul system to the modern online classes and with changing times, new methods of teaching are being developed according to the need of the subject and the needs of the students. However certain age-old methods retain their charm with changing times and only emerge stronger. One such method is storytelling.
The purpose of this research paper is to work out how educators, students et al. round the world are using storytelling to support the digital educational process. This study provides a general framework for educational uses of storytelling in several subjects and describes the various perceptions of individuals in understanding storytelling. A survey was used to collect responses from a group of educators, students, and others in educational settings to determine how they are using storytelling for online educational purposes. The results show the current situation of educational uses of storytelling and explore some of the benefits and challenges educators face in implementing storytelling in their institutions and teaching online classes.
The paper also attempts to give solutions to bridging the digital divide through engaging storytelling.
The research paper also explores the reasons for storytelling's current popularity as a teaching and learning tool, then suggests how educators and students can work together to create a storytelling culture. To conclude, benefits for college kids who learn through storytelling are outlined.